|Birth: ||Jan. 10, 1914|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 2008|
Marie Nana Brasier , age 94, of Little Rock, peacefully went to her heavenly home on April 3, 2008. She was born in Bluffton, Arkansas on January 10, 1914 to the late J.W. and Bertha Downen. Marie was a beautician for over 60 years having owned her own salon and later working for Plaza Towers for 30 years before retiring. She was born and raised in the Baptist Church and never failed to miss her Wednesday Church Service at Briarwood Nursing and Rehab Center. Marie enjoyed traveling, crochet, fishing or just going to the lake but she was most happy in the presence of her family and friends from the beauty shop. In her later years , she especially enjoyed spending time with her great grandchildren.
Marie was survived by her daughter, Betty Mabry and husband Jerry of Little Rock; grand daughters; Shawn Olsen and husband Buddy of Maumelle; Michele Meadors and her husband Mark of Little Rock, great grandchildren, Connor and Brandon Olsen and Mabry and Elizabeth Meadors.
She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Norman and Wayne Downen, and sisters Louise Cloyd, Clementine Holobaugh, Pansy Reed, Elaine Brooks, Ina Ruth Holland, and Lenora Minor.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday evening at Ruebel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday Morning at 10:00 AM in the Chapel of Ruebel Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Riverwood Memorial Gardens in Maumelle.
The family would like to thank Odyssey Healthcare and the entire staff of Briarwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their loving care and attention that Nana received from them.
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